Toll-free numbers for organizations that provide health-related information can be found below. Some numbers offer recorded information; others provide personalized counseling, referrals and written materials upon request. None, however, will diagnose or recommend treatment. Unless otherwise stated, these numbers can be reached within the continental United States Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Their hours of operation are provided in Eastern Standard Time.
The National Association for Home Care’s virtual headquarters; NAHC is committed to representing the interests of the home care and hospice community.
Elder Law Attorneys
Elder Law attorneys (ELA) specialize in senior care issues and administration.
American Cancer Society
This is the official web site of the American Cancer Society.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health
“Helping people lead healthy lives in healthy communities”
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
The mission of the Board of Registration in Nursing is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Commonwealth through the fair and consistent enforcement of the statutes and regulations governing nursing practice and education.
Mass DocFinder Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine Physician Profile System
Massachusetts is also the home of the first-in-the-nation Physician Profiles. Search your doctor’s name and learn about their education and training, awards and publications, insurance plans accepted and malpractice and disciplinary histories.
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice is committed to representing the interests of the home care and hospice community.
Home Health Care Association of Massachusetts
The online resource for the home health community of Massachusetts:
National Health Information Center (NHIC) Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information